It’s been around 5 months since I started blogging, and I’m still loving it!
Blogging has really changed my life. I found something that I am passionate in, and more importantly I feel more important than I used to feel before.
Sharing my knowledge to people gives me great pleasure. I like teaching people, and I like learning. I want to teach everything I learn to other people. And my blog website – www.investinblog.com is doing exactly that.
My very first blog post was on 19th of August. It’s an important blog post for me, because it’s a post where I was being brutally honest about myself. I wanted everyone to know about my current financial situation, and how I wanted to overcome this. I didn’t want to hide anything, I wanted to be confident about myself and proud of whom I am (despite my situation).
It’s still an ongoing challenge for me, but I’m slowly making money from my blog website. I invested countless number of hours to earn small amount of money. My plan is to grow it bigger, and I knew beginning will always be the hardest part. I’m not demotivated, as I know this little return will ultimately contribute to a bigger one. Being optimistic here!
2018 will be a year where I will make more money from my blogging website (I will have a separate blog post on how I will achieve this for year 2018).
One of the most important messages that I want to send out to you is – if I can do it, you can also do it as well. I am no different from you.
Mark Zuckerberg once said, you just have to get started. Ideas don’t come out fully formed, they only get clearer as you work on them. And I agree with him on this.
The more I work on my blogging website, the clearer it gets. I know what kind of blog post I need to work on, and I know what kinds of blog post people enjoy reading.
It’s the feedback from your target market that you really need to absorb. This is what makes it clearer. It’s the best valuable insight that your target market is giving you. I can only show you what to do – your target market will show you how to do it.
As we approach the end of the year, I had a look at my traffic on my website. Below is what I have achieved with www.investinblog.com:
1,813 page views
2:10 average session duration
Below is what I have achieved on social media:
Facebook: 553 likes
Twitter: 302 followers (168 tweets)
Pinterest: 4,227 monthly viewers (I only have 6 followers, but I tend to get massive viewers here)
Google plus: 35 followers (Google plus is where I get most of my traffic)
Yes it’s not a huge number compared to some of the major websites. But this was built from scratch – absolute scratch.
I know next year is going to be a big year for me. I’m going to be more committed, and I’m going all out with www.investinblog.com
I’m going to show you that nothing is impossible – as long as you have your mind set and focused, you can achieve anything in your life.
I hope this article came across inspirational to you. Yes you may have a website that is well bigger than my website, but there’s always room to improve. I hope my blog posts are coming across helpful to you.
If you have any questions, please let me know in the comment below.
Thank you 2017 for being an awesome year, and I look forward to smashing year 2018!